Suzan and Alex Hirsch of Fort Washington; Philip Stern of Levitown, N.Y.; and Fran Poretz of South Hempstead, N.Y., announce the engagement of their children, Laura Hirsch and Jason Stern.

    Laura earned a bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders from Penn State University. She went on to earn a master's degree in communication disorders from Hunter College. Laura currently works as a pediatric speech pathologist in New York City.

    Jason is a graduate of the University at Albany, where he earned a bachelor's degree in finance. He currently works as an associate at Goldman, Sachs & Co.

    Laura is the granddaughter of Harriet Steinman of Jenkintown and the late Bernard Steinman, and Martin and Julia Hirsch. Jason is the grandson of Ada Stern and Ethel Solomon, and the late Bertram Stern and Saul Solomon.

    Sharing in the couple's happiness are Laura's sister, Jessica and her fiance, Joshua Miller; and Jason's sisters, Lauren, along with her husband Michael Bergman, and Ashley Stern.

    The couple currently lives in New York City and is planning a June wedding in Long Branch, N.J.